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Man, 37, shot in downtown Detroit, just blocks from police headquarters

James David Dickson
The Detroit News

Detroit — A 37-year-old man is in serious condition after being shot early Wednesday morning on the west side of downtown Detroit, police said.

The shooting took place about 12:55 a.m. in the area of Third and Fort, just a few blocks south of Detroit Police Department headquarters at Third and Howard.

Police say the victim was outside when a man pulled up in a green Dodge Durango, got out, and approached him. The man then pulled a gun and shot the victim before getting back into the Dodge and fleeing.

Police say this man shot a 37-year-old man in downtown Detroit early Wednesday morning. They are asking for the public's help in identifying and locating him.

The Durango has a Michigan license plate DQJ 2445, police said.

Medics transported the victim from the scene to the hospital, where he was listed in serious condition.